# Unit 5: Percents & Simple Interest

## Overview

Ever wondered how to teach percents and money in an engaging way to your 7th-grade students?

In this unit plan, students will first learn about percent equations & double number lines. Later on, they will build on this to learn about percent of change. Lastly, they will learn about discounts, sales price & tips.

Each lesson helps students master the unit through artistic, interactive guided notes, check for understanding, and culminates with a real-life example that explores how percents and money apply in everyday financial decisions.

It's an exciting way to teach percents and money while comprehensively meeting standards.

## Get the Unit Materials

### Percents, Simple Interest, Percent Change Guided Notes BUNDLE | 7th Grade CCSS

\$9.99 · Extensions sold separately

## Learning Objectives

After this unit, students will be able to:

• Calculate percentages using the percent equation and double number lines.

• Determine percent change using the percent change formula and proportions.

• Apply percentages to calculate discounts, sale prices, and tips.

• Calculate simple interest using the formula I=PRT and use it in real-life examples involving money.

## Prerequisites

Before this unit, students should be familiar with:

• Basic understanding of fractions and decimals

• Ability to calculate percentages using mental math

• Knowledge of basic multiplication and division skills

• Understanding of proportions and ratios

## Key Vocabulary

• Percent Equation

• Double Number Lines

• Percent of Change

• Discounts

• Sales Price

• Tips

• Simple Interest

• Formula I=PRT

## Extensions

#### Percents & Money Pixel Art Unit BUNDLE | 7th Grade CCSS

\$12.99

If you're looking to engage your 7th graders with fun and interactive ways to master percents and money, this Percents & Money Pixel Art Unit Bundle is just what you need! With ten vibrant pixel art activities, your students will practice essential skills like finding parts, wholes, percentages, and calculating percent change and simple interest. This bundle aligns perfectly with CCSS 7.RP.A.3 and offers a creative digital resource through Google Sheets, making it a stress-free choice for teaching percents in a visually appealing format.

#### Percentages Simple Interest & Percent of Change 7th Grade Warm Ups CCSS TEKS

\$3.99

Engage your 7th grade students with daily math review warm ups activities for percentages, simple interest, and percent of change! This math bell ringers resource contains 20 days of practice on applying percents word problems like tips, discounts, gratuities, sale price, commission, percent increase, percent decrease and more!

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